first_img 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by: Sophia BeraMost people have a tendency to believe that simple things can’t be the best way to achieve big goals. The simple way can sometimes feel too easy and leave us thinking, “what did I miss?”But with personal finances, simple often really is better. Very simple advice will get you to financial success –- if you follow it consistently. That’s the part that trips up many — sticking with the simple stuff long enough to let it work for you.Because the new year often means new resolutions and goals, I wanted to share my thoughts on simplifying your finances in the new year:1. Get OrganizedMany of us have a ton of financial paperwork lying around without a clear system. If you like paper, have folders for tax documents, bank accounts, retirement accounts and insurance documents. If you’re anti-paper (like me), then start gathering, scanning and shredding. Use an online filing system. continue reading »last_img